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the "Anti-Chinese Wall"
Date: Oct 30 2019
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A new lesson for high school students uses primary sources to engage students, including those whose reading levels may not yet be at grade level, in exploring the changes in policy in who is admitted to the United States.

Initiatives to restrict specific groups of people from immigrating to the US are important topics in US History, included in standards for the US H…

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Date: Oct 30 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 35 for October 30, 2019

 

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Date: Oct 21 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 34 for October 23, 2019

 

Teacher holds up a political cartoon primary source.
Date: Oct 21 2019
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EmergingAmerica.org happily announces new website resources and features to support powerful teaching of diverse learners. Long-established features also got major rebuilds, including Radical Equality exhibit and Windows on History local history projects: 

Culturally Relevant Pedagogy video introduction by professor
Date: Oct 7 2019
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There are two new opportunities for teachers to learn more about culturally relevant pedagogy, in addition to the excellent videos and other teaching materials linked on the Engagement Strategies page of the Accessing Inquiry section of our website at EmergingAmerica.org. 

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Date: Oct 7 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 33 for October 9, 2019

 

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Date: Oct 2 2019
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EMERGING AMERICA HISTORY eNEWS Vol. 6, Issue 32 for October 2, 2019 NEWS Library of Congress announces new virtual tour, "Shall Not Be Denied: Women Fight for the Vote". Contains exhibit items, events, and resources. Information. October 10 - 3:30-5:00pm - Western Mass Social Studies Leaders PLC. Register.  October 17 - 11:30am-1:30pm - Central Mass Fall Social Studies Curriculum Leaders Meeting…
A woman with tired children leaning on each shoulder looks worried as puts her hand to her face in a black and white photo.
Date: Oct 1 2019
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The novel Esperanza Rising, by Pam Muñoz Ryan, offers an immigrant story that can engage all students in themes of loss of home, fairness to workers, and struggle in new situations. It is available in Spanish (print and audio versions) as Esperanza renace. Set in the Great Depression, it is an entry point to historical inquiry, and the following lesson has been written with access for English L…

Highschoolers working together on a project
Date: Oct 1 2019
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Visual Literacy: Making Lessons Accessible and Inclusive

Guest Blog Post by Wendy Harris, High School Social Studies & Teacher of the Blind at Metro Deaf School in St. Paul, Minnesota.  

You want to get your students to work with primary sources, but you have students who struggle with reading English text. Maybe they have a learning disability, English is not the…